Lucy Freeman, American author. Recipient New York Newspaper Women's Club award, 1948, New York chapter Theta Sigma Phi award, 1950, Writers award American Psychiatric Association, 1976, National Media award Chicago Institute Psychoanalysis, 1986. Member National Association Science Writers, Mystery Writers (president), National Association Journalists and Authors.
- Freud and Women
- "Was Sigmund Freud the male chauvinist some feminists have painted, or was he truly a liberator of women? Freud contributed much to the emotional and sexual emancipation of women, but in many areas his inner conflicts prevented him at times from setting them completely free.
- Behind the Couch: Revelations of a Psychoanalyst
- Drawing from his own actual encounters with patients, psychoanalyst Herbert Strean, writing with noted author Lucy Freeman, reveals for the first time the real-life anxieties, attractions, hates, exhilarations, and disappointments experienced by the analyst in practice.
- Our Wish to Kill: The Murder in All Our Hearts
- A look into what turns ordinary citizens into psychopaths explores the crimes of such notorious serial killers and assassins as Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, Squeaky Fromm, David Berkowitz, John Wayne Gacey, and John Hinkley.
- The Severed Soul: A Psychoanalyst's Heroic Battle to Heal the Mind of a Schizophrenic
- Written by psychoanalyst Strean and former New York Times reporter Freeman (The Beloved Prison , LJ 4/15/89), this engaging five-year clinical study of a schizophrenic woman may be appreciated on many different levels.
Born December 13, 1916